October 22, 2019

Archives for July 16, 2019

Cayman: Elections Office Update

The latest results of the verification process on the cruise port referendum petition signatures are now live on the Elections Office’s new web ticker.

Cayman physicians complete doctorate course offered by the HSA

Three physicians of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) have obtained their Doctorate of Medicine in Family Medicine at the HSA, which is accredited by the University of the West Indies (UWI) as a postgraduate training facility for the doctorial level degree. By completing their degrees Drs Glaister Bell, Carmen Martinez and Lorna Jackson […]

Cayman Chamber of Commerce invites registration for the 2020 Leadership Cayman Programme

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that registration for the 2020 Leadership Cayman Programme is now open.  Applicants interested in applying must be at least 25 years old by January 1, 2020; have lived in the Cayman Islands for a minimum period of 12 months; and be in at least a […]

‘Tax the cruise sector and reduce airport tax’ Bahamian businessman urges Caribbean governments to make changes

By Delana Isles From TC Weekly News CARIBBEAN governments should tax the cruise sector more and lessen taxes for air passengers in and around the region. This is the view of Robert MacLellan, managing director of MacLellan and Associates, a hospitality consultancy firm based in the Bahamas. In an opinion piece that has been shared by […]

AIMA Cayman collaborates with industry

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for the alternative investment management industry, have been actively engaging with members at a series of educationally inspired events focused on the current regulatory landscape facing the industry.  On June 12, 2019, AIMA Cayman joined forces with the Cayman Islands Directors Association, Cayman Islands Compliance Association […]

Cayman: RA Capital Management closes $308M venture capital fund

By Alaric Dearment From MedCity News The firm said the new round increased its private deal capacity to nearly $1 billion and total assets under management to around $2.5 billion. A firm that invests in healthcare and life sciences has raised more than a quarter of $1 billion for a new venture fund. Boston-based RA […]

Cayman: CNCF to preview Cayman’s CARIFESTA performances

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – 15 July 2019 – The Caymankind spirit for which the Cayman Islands is world renown will soon be on full display as the largest-ever Cayman contingent shares its talents and expertise with our Caribbean neighbours. More than 50 delegates will travel to Trinidad & Tobago this summer to represent the […]

Cayman: Summer Newsflash – What’s ahead plus something for Men

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna Shoulder to Shoulder!  Something For Men! Men in Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, and now Cayman are finding friends and fellowship in Men’s Sheds. Meet James, Mark, Ivan and Kevin, Men’s Shed, at the Cayman Catboat Club Cayman’s men speak.  Watching this video restores hope, and doing so may impact your life or the life of […]

New Cayman base to bring funds to Oyo

From ETech Oyo founder Ritesh Agarwal has set up a Cayman Islands-registered entity, RA Hospitality, which will look to make fresh investments in the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain Ritesh Agarwal, founder and group chief executive of Oyo Hotels & Homes, has set up a Cayman Islands-registered entity, RA Hospitality, which will look to make fresh investments in the SoftBank-backed hospitality […]

Monsoon season

Monsoon season: The river politics behind South Asia’s floods By Navin Singh Khaka From BBC When it comes to water resources, relations between India and Nepal have never been easy. But in recent years, the relationship has begun to worsen during the annual monsoon season, which lasts from June to September. Flooding inflames tensions between […]